Margaret de Burgh (c. 1226–1243)

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Margaret de Burgh (c. 1226–1243)

English noblewoman . Born around 1226; died in 1243 (some sources cite November 1237); daughter of Hubert de Burgh, 1st earl of Kent, and Margaret de Burgh (c. 1193–1259); married Richard de Clare, 6th earl of Hertford and 2nd earl of Gloucester, in 1232 (divorced). She was married to ten-year-old Richard de Clare, then count of Gloucester, when she was six. She died at age 17.

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